CHICAGO — Resource Automotive, a unit of The Warranty Group Inc., announced that Joe Amendola was named senior vice president of national sales. Amendola will be responsible for all sales and marketing activities within Resource’s U.S. retail automotive segment.

Amendola joined Resource in 1994 as an F&I specialist, successfully holding a series of positions including area development manager, regional development manager and divisional vice president. He is the recipient of many sales awards and most recently led a successful business acquisition initiative.

Mike Frosch, president and COO North America for The Warranty Group, stated, “Critical to our success is the ability to identify new business opportunities; effectively present our competitive differentiators and capabilities; implement new business processes; and, measure and maintain our impact – with every client. Joe’s leadership in each of these areas will play a vital role in meeting our aggressive growth and profit objectives into the future. His abilities in each of these areas will benefit our sales team and our client partners.”